Reviews

Darius Rucker, Kellie Pickler and More Say ‘Thank You’ to Veterans at Opry’s Salute the Troops

“Our veterans and their families sacrifice so much for us to live in this country and to have the freedoms that we have. Any time I can do anything to help, it’s a no-brainer for me,” said Rucker.

Cillea Houghton • May 24, 2018

Live In the Vineyard Goes Country with Carrie Underwood, Old Dominion in Napa Valley

The stars of country music fled to the beautiful landscape of Northern California for an intimate three-day festival celebrating the genre and all the wine from out west.

Annie Reuter • May 22, 2018

Album Review: Trent Harmon’s ‘You’ve Got ‘Em All’

It’s all about Harmon’s rich vocal that strongly leads his latest release.

Kelly Brickey • May 17, 2018

Justin Moore Brings the Hits & Famous Friends to Sold-Out Ryman Show

Justin Moore led his first-ever headlining show at the Ryman Auditorium and called upon his famous friends for special surprise performances.

Annie Reuter • May 4, 2018


EP Review: Muscadine Bloodline’s ‘Movin’ On’

Muscadine Bloodline prove to be a promising country duo worth keeping on the radar with their upcoming release, Movin’ On.

Annie Reuter • April 25, 2018

Album Review: Keith Urban’s ‘Graffiti U’

Now having nine albums under his belt, Keith Urban continues to push genre lines with his latest release, Graffiti U.

Annie Reuter • April 24, 2018

Album Review: Brothers Osborne’s ‘Port Saint Joe’

On Port Saint Joe, Brothers Osborne prove exactly why they are the reigning ACM and CMA Vocal Duo of the Year.

Annie Reuter • April 18, 2018

Album Review: Ashley Monroe’s ‘Sparrow’

Ashley Monroe combines her captivating sound and daring writing style on her new full-length project, Sparrow.

Cillea Houghton • April 17, 2018


John Schneider Reunites the ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ For Two-Day Festival

John Schneider relived his Dukes of Hazzard days when he launched the two-day Bo’s Extravaganza festival in Louisiana.

Chuck Dauphin • April 11, 2018

Album Review: Jason Aldean’s ‘Rearview Town’

Jason Aldean’s Rearview Town is full of country-rock arena anthems as well as showcases the singer’s vulnerabilities.

Annie Reuter • April 10, 2018

Tin Pan South 2018 Is a Family Affair for Marcus and Levi Hummon, Billy and Randy Montana

Songwriting is in the blood for Randy Montana, Billy Montana, Levi Hummon and Marcus Hummon as seen in a father-son show for Tin Pan South.

Annie Reuter • April 10, 2018

Home Free Dazzles Sold-Out Crowd With Headlining Show at the Ryman

One of the members set the tone for the evening when he thoughtfully said that the show was about “love” and unity,” a facet they honorably carried throughout the evening.

Cillea Houghton • April 9, 2018



Dustin Lynch, Lee Thomas Miller & More Play Their Hits at Tin Pan South 2018

Tin Pan South patrons were treated to a special writers round featuring Dustin Lynch, Thomas Lee Miller, Neil Thrasher and Wendell Mobley.

Annie Reuter • April 6, 2018

Brett Young, Morgan Evans Make Surprise Appearance at Tin Pan South 2018

The 26th Annual Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival kicked off in Nashville on Tuesday evening (April 3). The world’s largest songwriters festival, for five days the men and women who pen the hits often heard on country radio are spotlighted through nightly showcases around Music City.

Ashley Gorley and Chris DeStefano hosted the…

Annie Reuter • April 4, 2018

Album Review: Kacey Musgraves’ ‘Golden Hour’

Kacey Musgraves bares her soul in the most fascinating of ways across the 13 captivating tracks of new album, Golden Hour.

Cillea Houghton • March 29, 2018


‘Nashville’ Says Goodbye to Music City in Emotional Farewell Concert

The moment that captivated fans’ hearts during the concert came when the entire cast closed out with “A Life That’s Good” to represent the love they have for the drama series.

Kelly Brickey • March 27, 2018

Album Review: Ashley McBryde’s ‘Girl Going Nowhere’

Ashley McBryde’s major label debut, Girl Going Nowhere, is a versatile release that highlights the singer’s distinct talent as a songwriter.

Annie Reuter • March 26, 2018

Trace Adkins Lends Musical Support to Mental Health Community

Trace Adkins and his musical friends gathered in the Ryman Auditorium to help raise money for Mental Health America of Middle Tennessee.

Cillea Houghton • March 23, 2018

Album Review: Jordan Davis’ ‘Home State’

Overall a standout debut that highlights Davis’ ability as both a vocalist and a songwriter, Home State marries big sounds and production with the vulnerability of his lyrics for a truly enjoyable listen.

Annie Reuter • March 19, 2018